Synonyms for Contamination:


acid rain, chlorofluorocarbon, carbon emissions, cfc, carbon, emission, effluent, carbon dioxide. degradation, clean, perversion, lapse, wreckage, sophistication, descent, rot, aggravation, regression, adulteration. biodegradable, poison, carbon trading, adulterator, contaminator, biological control, carbon sink, pollutant, catalytic converter, adulterant, clean up, biohazard, the carbon cycle, carbon-neutral, impurity. act (noun)
adulteration (noun)
foulness, poisoning, contagion, infection, rottenness, disease, impurity, pollution, decay, corruption, spoliation, taint, pestilence.
contaminant (noun)
adulterator, contaminator, impurity, adulterant.
contamination (noun)
contaminant, taint, pollution.
disease (noun)
filth (noun)
impurity (noun)
decay, unwholesomeness, contagion, adulteration, rottenness, corruption, foulness, poisoning, spoliation.
state (noun)
unhealthiness (noun)
disease, insalubrity, toxicity, noxiousness, deadliness, pestilence, sickness, poisonousness, pathology, unhealthiness, unwholesomeness, infection, Contagiousness, malignancy.

Other synonyms:

decay, degradation, perversion, contaminator, chlorofluorocarbon, acid rain, carbon emissions, descent, carbon dioxide, emission, rot, regression, cfc, effluent, lapse, adulterant, adulterator, pollutant. sophistication, wreckage. aggravation, poison, carbon. contamination
Other relevant words:
corruption, adulterator, contagion, chlorofluorocarbon, poisoning, biohazard, adulteration, impurity, pollution, perversion, foulness, regression, clean, degradation, contaminant, rottenness, lapse, descent, biodegradable, pollutant, carbon, aggravation, carbon-neutral, spoliation, cfc, wreckage, contaminator, adulterant, taint, decay, poison, sophistication, effluent, rot, emission.

Usage examples for contamination

  1. It taps subterranean water which is unaffected by local causes of contamination or by drought. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  2. Her delicacy upon such points was, indeed, carried to such excess, that upon one occasion when the ship which was bringing her to the Netherlands was discovered to be burning, she rebuked a rude fellow who came forward to save her life, assuring him that there was less contamination in the touch of fire than in that of man. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. Look how sharply it draws the line along the slope, lifting its skirts from the contamination of the tropics. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker